A painful crash helped remind one dad what really matters
In our 2019 Winter Buyer’s Guide, Tecnica’s Mach1 was our top choice alpine ski boot for women. The battery-powered heated liner will help keep your feet toasty, while the boot’s performance still earns high marks. Our testers praised its “drive and precision in deep snow and on groomers.”…
Author and political consultant Stuart Stevens loves a good sufferfest, so he couldn't resist Border to Border: 420 kilometers of nordic sliding through a country that defines what winter is all about
We tried out every model we could get our hands on over the course of a winter. Here are the ones that rose to the top for backcountry missions, in-bounds days, and everything in between.
20 pieces we'll be using on the mountain this winter
Adrenaline filmmakers Teton Gravity Research are entering the travel space. Now you can hang out with their athletes and videographers at the company's Jackson hotel, or splurge on one of their new Fantasy Trips and ski with the TGR athlete of your choice.
The six most doable ski descents in North America, according to pro skier Cody Townsend and ski mountaineer Noah Howell
Whether you're bringing Fido up a volcano or on an impossibly long trail, these tips from runner Alex Borsuk will help you and your pooch stay safe and happy
Necessities for traveling out of bounds
After a long day on the slopes, these 7 moves (which can be done at the bar) will help you recover and stay injury-free
The filmmakers behind HBO’s ‘Lindsey Vonn: The Final Season’ had to deal with a sudden plot change while documenting the legendary skier’s quest for a coveted record before her retirement, but ended up with an even more interesting story
While ski racks are generally similar, RockyMounts’ Liftop Biggie stands out for its blend of features and affordability. The Liftop Biggie is easy to install, holds up to five skis, and has a one-touch button lever and two locks to keep the rack on the car and the skis…
The founder of the industry's biggest ski show is acquiring public-facing expos in Denver and Boston
On the slopes, you want your feet warm but not suffocated. That’s the thinking behind these socks, and it’s why we included them in our Winter Buyer’s Guide lineup. “The PhD Ski Ultra Light offers a snug, barely-there fit, but the nylon-merino-elastane-polyester blend still kept our toes warm,” our…
You’ll want to slip into these booties after a long day on the slopes. We included the Puff N Chill in our roundup of our favorite après shoes. We especially liked the faux-shearling liner, puffy-like upper, and sawtooth outsole for getting drinks at the lodge bar or brief errands…
The world's most successful freeskier and Warren Miller film star says big-mountain fitness starts at home
This film profiles Ingrid Backstrom, who achieved great success as a professional skier and is now finding happiness raising a family
10 exercises to make you strong, fast, and explosive on the hill
Here's what he learned from it
None would be where they are today without the influence of these people
The fastest woman on skis isn't slowing down
Need a break from your nine-to-five? Let your mind drift to a world of endless powder.
Cody Townsend thought his project, the Fifty, would be a mission to descend the 50 best lines in North America. But then climate change started to melt the snow right out from under his skis.
In the remote Soviet mining village of Jyrgalan, Kyrgyzstan, resident Emil Ibakov is driving a tourist economy
'Vision Quest' features skier Dylan Siggers on a backcountry trip in the powder haven of Golden, British Columbia
We love this quarter-zip base layer. The merino wool helps to regulate body temperature when you’re building up a sweat under multiple ski layers, but the piece also works just as well as a light sweater for camping in the summer. And the wool naturally fights off odor, whatever…
The ski manufacturer is extending protection for pin bindings starting this winter
Sticks for every kind of shredding
In our review of the best ski pants of 2019, our tester wrote, “the Patsey Marley excels on all-day missions.” Convenient features like side zippers and four pockets allowed us to store plenty of snacks and easily use the bathroom when we needed.
By focusing on breathability, Polartec Alpha works when you’re moving, too
The reclusive Slovenian made two first descents of 8,000-meter peaks, including the only full descent of Everest. He died in a forestry accident earlier this week.